CAA Protests LIVE: People go against the imposed 144

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Prohibitory orders from police were issued in many cities of the country, including the entire state of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmadabad and Hyderabad as protests against the new citizenship act continue.

Except Jamia, Jasola, Metros Open

All metro stations, excluding Jamia Millia Islamia and Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh, were opened by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). 

144 in 44 Madhya Pradesh Districts 

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 have been imposed in 44 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Earlier the orders were imposed in Karnataka’s Bengaluru and Mangaluru.

Thousands in Kerala’s Malappuram

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Thousands of Muslim men and women gathered in Kerala’s Malappuram against Citizenship Act. Indian Union Muslim League General Secretary P. K Kunhalikutty MP, Jamate Islami Hind General Secretary T. Arifali and former IAS officer Sasikanth Senthil are there at demonstration

AMU Teachers Take Out Silent March

 Teachers of the Aligarh Muslim University held silent march days after the varsity witnessed police crackdown against its students who were agitating against the new legislation.

“We want to convey to the people of India that our struggle against the Citizens (Amendment) Act will continue peacefully within the democratic framework of the system,” AMU Teachers Association secretary, Professor Najmul Islam told PTI

Do not allow them to succeed: Bengal CM in Kolkata

“I have come to know BJP has bought a certain type of caps. They will make people wear those and indulge in violence to defame one community. Do not allow them to succeed,” says Mamarta Bnerjee during a rally in Kolkata.

Author Chetan Bhagat on fire

Thousands gathered in Karnataka’s Gulbarga

Protesters went against 144

Despite having 144 imposed around the walled city – old Delhi. Numerous students and people makes small small gathering near Red fort.

Protest in Jamia continues

A massive crowd continues to protest outside Jamia Millia Islamia against Citizenship Act despite brutal police crackdown throughout the week

Honour to be detained: Yogendra Yadav

Congress leaders take part in protest

JNU student activist and rapper Sumeet Samos with the photograph of Akhil Gogoi during the protest.

Assam peasant leader and Right to Information activist Akhil Gogoi revealed he was subjected to torture in the custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). “I am being tortured. I appeal to the people to not suspend the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 but continue them,” Akhil Gogoi told journalists while being produced in a court of the NIA in Guwahati on Tuesday.

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Meanwhile in Mumbai

Activist John Dayal detained

Umar and Nadeem Khan detained

Umar Khalid, Youth Leader and Nadeem Khan, Leader United Against Hate have been detained.

Yechury and Raja detained

CPI(M) leaders Sitaram Yechury and D Raja have been detained by police from Delhi.

Hamid Mohammad Khan, president of Jamate Islami Telengana got arrested

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Airtel Internet shutdown ‘on government orders’ in parts of Delhi

Protests near Bengaluru Town hall

144 at Mandi House

Section 144 has been imposed at Mandi House ahead of the planned protest. The gates to the Mandi House metro station, along with Vasant Vihar have been closed. 

62 arrested in UP, notices to 3,000 to abstain from protests: DGP OP Singh

“We have arrested 62 people from all over the state, including from places such as Meerut, Aligarh, Mau, Varanasi, Prayagraj and Aligarh. Three people arrested from Meerut were held for distributing inflammatory pamphlets,” Uttar Pradesh DGP OP Singh told ANI.

Swarajya Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav detained near Red Fort

Siddaramiah accused Karnataka police of acting at behest of the current government

Protesters defy prohibitory orders in Delhi

Police detain protesters near Red Fort, where section 144 is in force

Historian Ramachandra Guha detained during anti-CAA protest in Bengaluru

Detain Hyderabad University students

Police detain Hyderabad University students who were planning to hold a rally against CAA and NRC

DMRC shuts down 4 metro stations

Here is the updated list of metro stations where entry and exit gates have been closed. 

  1. Pragati Maidan
  2. Central Secretariat (Transit facility available)
  3. Patel Chowk
  4. Udyog Bhawan​
  5. Khan Market
  6. Lal Quila,
  7. Jama Masjid,
  8. Chandni Chowk
  9. Vishwavidyalaya
  10. Jamia Millia Islamia,
  11. Jasola Vihar,
  12. Shaheen Bagh
  13. Munirka​
  14. ITO

Prohibitory order in Ahmadabad

SC decides to examine constitutional validity of Citizenship Amendment Act

The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to examine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), but refused to stay its operation.

The court issued notice to the Centre and sought its response by the second week of January next year on a batch of pleas challenging the CAA. A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant fixed 59 petitions, including those filed by the Indian Union Muslim League and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, for hearing on 22 January, next year.

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